Nov 18, 2022
The launch of Vikram-S, a suborbital launch
vehicle from M/s Skyroot Aerospace Pvt. Ltd., Hyderabad, was
accomplished successfully on November 18, 2022, at 11:30 am IST from
the sounding rocket launch complex at Satish Dhawan Space Centre,
Sriharikota. It marks the first launch of a launch vehicle built by
a private company in India. The mission was authorized by IN-SPACe.
The launcher reached an altitude of about 89.5 km in 155 seconds, as
planned. This sounding rocket carried three payloads.
Minister of State Dr. Jitendra Singh and Chairman, IN-SPACe
congratulated Skyroot for the accomplishment and thanked ISRO for
the able support provided.